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The BBQ Central Show

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The BBQ Central Show is a weekly internet based show that airs live each Tuesday from 9pm-11pm EST originating from Cleveland, Ohio. Each show attempts to cover the big news items in the BBQ and Grilling industry in hopes of promoting the art and sport of barbecue. It is widely considered to be the longest running and BEST show of its kind on any type of medium. Join me each Tuesday and help spread the gospel of barbecue and grilling!

The BBQ Central Show is a weekly internet based show that airs live each Tuesday from 9pm-11pm EST originating from Cleveland, Ohio. Each show attempts to cover the big news items in the BBQ and Grilling industry in hopes of promoting the art and sport of barbecue. It is widely considered to be the longest running and BEST show of its kind on any type of medium. Join me each Tuesday and help spread the gospel of barbecue and grilling!

Location:

Los Angeles, CA

Description:

The BBQ Central Show is a weekly internet based show that airs live each Tuesday from 9pm-11pm EST originating from Cleveland, Ohio. Each show attempts to cover the big news items in the BBQ and Grilling industry in hopes of promoting the art and sport of barbecue. It is widely considered to be the longest running and BEST show of its kind on any type of medium. Join me each Tuesday and help spread the gospel of barbecue and grilling!

Language:

English

Contact:

216-952-0000


Episodes

Everything You Should Know About Hamburgers and Then Some!

5/11/2021
(May 11, 2021 - Hour One) 9:14 - Memorial Day is fast approaching and that signals, for some, the opening of grilling season. Many consider burgers to be the pinnacle of grilling outdoors and tonight, Meathead from Amazingribs.com and I go ALL IN on burger talk. We will discuss meat, grinding it at home, fat content, ways to prepare it, way to cheese it, ways to top it and best ways to eat it. We will also dive in to burger regionality, flattops vs. steakhouse burgers and much more. We might...

Duration:01:05:07

The Best Moments of The BBQ Central Show in 10 Minutes or Less

5/7/2021
Episode 175 Taking you back to 5/12/2015 – Being featured this episode is Levi Bouska from The Butcher BBQ Stand. At this moment in time he was merely days away from his grand opening. 5 years later and a pandemic under his belt, the bbq stand has really grown into one of the most respected BBQ places not only in his region but in the country. We get a good background on the steps he had to take to get open! Ready to make a “BEST OF” show all your own?? Email Jon Solberg and let him know...

Duration:00:11:06

If you Really Enjoy Working Then Why Would You Retire??

5/6/2021
(May 4, 2021- Hour One) 10:14 - In the 2nd hour I will be joined by the other "First Tuesday of the month regular" Sam The Cooking Guy. Tonight we talk about steak, eggs, potatoes, chori pollo, weird restaurant trends that make no sense and much more! Please send me your food questions for Sam and I will mix them in during our two segments tonight! BBQ Central Show Sponsors! The BBQ Guru Big Poppa Smokers Green Mountain Grills Cookin Pellets Fireboard Smithfield The Pit Barrel Cooker Pitts...

Duration:01:22:28

Memphis in May Is At Hand & So Is a New BBQ and Grilling Book!

5/4/2021
(May 4, 2021 - Hour One) 9:14 - Welcome to the first Tuesday of May as 2021 is rapidly coming to a close. Tonight Malcom Reed and I talk about any lingering effects of the Reaper Jerky challenge that I did last month, where the total for his fundraiser for The Palmer Home sits, Memphis in May preparations, Memorial Day preparations and much more! Be sure to check his YouTube videos at the How To BBQ Right page. 9:35pm - Spring is BBQ/Grilling cookbook season and 2021 is no different. Tonight...

Duration:01:01:11

The Best Moments of The BBQ Central Show in 10 Minutes or Less

4/30/2021
Episode 174 Taking you back to 4/26/2016 – Being featured this episode is one of the most recognizable names...and perhaps, one of the more underrated (under appreciated) names at the same time...if that can even be a thing...my long time BBQ friend, Danielle Bennett aka DIVA Q!!! At this time, Danielle and I went in depth about the business of book writing and she talked openly about how how her book deal came to be and what it entailed. Diva is always an open book and the segment is great....

Duration:00:12:10

Season 2 of American Idol BBQ Central Show Edition Happens in 3…2…1…

4/29/2021
(April 24, 2021- Hour Two) 10:14 - In the 2nd hour we will be joined by the BBQ Central Show Embedded Correspondents. During the first half of the hour we will cover topics to include a review of the soft cured egg yolk that Jess Pryles talked about last week, my new steakhouse challenge to the EC's for 2021, wood or plastic cutting board and why plus more. Then, in the 2nd part of the hour, season 2 of American Idol BBQ Central Show edition makes its debut! Oh yes, almost one year ago this...

Duration:01:12:07

The First Cowboy To Come On The Show, Plus, a Visit With Derrick Riches.

4/27/2021
(April 27, 2021 - Hour One) 9:14 - I have been talking about him in one way or another the past few months and tonight we finally get together. The Chuckwagon Cook, Kent Rollins, joins me to talk about what it's like being a real-life cowboy and how he cooks out on the open range for hungry buckaroos!. There is no way I will be able to get through everything with Kent, but we will establish a good background and hopefully have him back on to talk a lot of live fire cooking. 9:35pm - 4th...

Duration:01:00:16

The Best Moments of The BBQ Central Show in 10 Minutes or Less

4/23/2021
Episode 173…Taking you back to 4/23/2013 - Being featured this Friday is Robyn Lindars. At this point in time, she was caught up in some kind of Huffington Post Controversy when someone took issue with Robyn and some of the terms she was using at the time and called her out in a Huffington Post article. We break it all down...some of it present day...feels a little gross to me hearing it back...but hey, we continue to evolve as humans and try to be better people everyday, right??!! Ready to...

Duration:00:07:58

A Frustrating Segment With Steven Raichlen and There Are New Accessories At Primo.

4/22/2021
(April 20, 2021 - Hour One) 9:14 - Third Tuesday of the month regular guest, Steven Raichlen, joins me to talk about the debut of Project Fire this past weekend on PBS. We are also going to talk a lot about ribs! Which ones he like best, whihc ones are the most popular across the country and which ribs we should consider trying that are a bit out of the ordinary. We will also hit on a few dishes that you should be grilling/smoking in April! Steven always brings great information on our...

Duration:00:59:54

Disposable Cutting Board Are a Thing Again and YOU Should Try Them!

4/20/2021
(April 20, 2021 - Hour Two) 10:14 - In the 2nd hour I will be joined by the creator of the Hardcore Carnivore brand of products, an accomplished pitmaster, cookbook author, meat science student and more. Jess Pryles stops by for her first quarterly visit and we have plenty to talk about including answering some of your IG questions you left for us to answer for you! Yes, after Jess, there will be another passage read in the Horse Meat For Human Consumption Book from 1952 read by "Grandpa...

Duration:01:06:02

The Best Moments of The BBQ Central Show in 10 Minutes or Less

4/16/2021
Episode 172…Taking you back to April 10 , 2012…One of the most prolific pitmaster's to ever grace the competition circuit, and the internet landscape from a live-fire perspective (Outdoor Cooking Channel), Kevin Bevington from Homebbq.com (outdated). During this interview we covered a ton of stick burner info and, even to this day, it is spot on and something you should take into consideration if you are looking to purchase this type of cooker! Ready to make a “BEST OF” show all your own??...

Duration:00:09:58

Baseball and BBQ Go Great Together – Especially when You Can Hear Them!

4/15/2021
(April 13, 2021 - Hour Two) 10:14 - (Reloading from last week) In the 2nd hour I will be joined by first time guest and co-host of the Baseball and BBQ podcast, Len Aberman, joins me to talk about, what else...Baseball and BBQ. Len will give us his background in live-fire and how that grew into an idea of getting his podcast off the ground with his co-host Jeff Cohen. We will also talk about whihc cookers he uses and recommends to his friends, his favorite things to cook and how he does it...

Duration:01:10:28

How to Buy A New BBQ Pit or Grill This Year Courtesy of Meathead.

4/13/2021
(April 13, 2021 - Hour One) 9:14 & 9:35pm - The second Tuesday of the month brings a visit from the creator of the most heavily trafficked bbq and grilling website in the galaxy, Meathead from Amazingribs.com. We will, of course, get the monthly rub and sauce updates (if any) and then we will talk about how one might go about buying a bbq or grill to add to your arsenal this year. We will also touch on the topic of (Dr.) Robert F. Moss shooting down Meathead's claim that Katz's Deli is the...

Duration:01:00:28

The Best Moments of The BBQ Central Show in 10 Minutes or Less

4/9/2021
Episode 171…Taking you back to April 3 , 2012...At that time, I had 20 years old Pitmaster of Slabs of Approval, Brent Richardson. We talked about his background and what it was like for him growing up in the competition BBQ arena. We also talked about how he was one of the younger generation cookers looking to carry competition BBQ into the future. If you don’t know Brent or his story then you will enjoy the Best Moments this coming Friday. Ready to make a “BEST OF” show all your own??...

Duration:00:09:44

Don’t Jump Off A Cliff…Enjoy a Juicy Lucy Instead!

4/8/2021
(April 6, 2021 - Hour Two) 10:14 - In the 2nd hour I will be joined by first Tuesday of the month regular guest and YouTube sensation Sam The Cooking Guy. Tonight we will hit the "Juicy Lucy" recipe, making/grinding your own hamburger meat and why you might want to do that, the recent mashed "Potato Chips" recipe and we might talk pizza as well. We also might not talk about any of that...but it's a working plan!! BBQ Central Show Sponsors! The BBQ Guru Big Poppa Smokers Green Mountain...

Duration:01:15:13

Memphis in May is HAPPENING and I was Totally Wrong About it!

4/6/2021
(April 6, 2021 - Hour One) 9:14 - First Tuesday of the month brings a visit from How To BBQ Right creator, Malcom Reed. While I don't recall this, I must have made some kind of commitment to eating a bag of his "reaper jerky" during our segment last month. So, aside from talking about the Palmer Home fundraiser, whihc cookers to buy this grilling season and answering your Facebook questions, I will also be making a grand attempt at melting my face off during the segment. 9:35pm - First time...

Duration:00:49:36

The Best Moments of The BBQ Central Show in 10 Minutes or Less

4/2/2021
Episode 170…Taking you back to March 31, 2015 – At that point Bob Trudnak at The BBQ Guru had partnered with a company called Bespoke Bacon and I had both Bob from the Guru and Brian Cohen from Bespoke on to talk about the whole concept and partnership. We learned how the whole thing came together and what the process was like going from start to a finished product that both sides felt good about! Ready to make a “BEST OF” show all your own?? Email Jon Solberg and let him know what you would...

Duration:00:11:45

Sandy Brown, 2020 SCA Point Champ, Joins me AGAIN…but I Fail…AGAIN!

4/1/2021
(March 30, 2021 - Hour 2) 10:14 - In the 2nd hour I will be re-joined by Sandy Brown from Stress Relief BBQ. We had some technical hurdles last week and there was too much good info that we need to make sure we get out there! I will try to get her exact steak cooking info as well! Be sure to tune in to get the rest of the story that I didn't get to last week. 10:35pm - Depending on where we get in the first segment, we might hold Sandy over to finish and then we can go open segment for the...

Duration:01:16:46

A Brand New Pellet cooker Is Coming To Market, Plus, Another Segment With The BBQ Doctor of S. Carolina!

3/30/2021
(March 30, 2021 - Hour One) 9:14 - One of the "Top Men" at Pitts & Spitts, Ryan Zboril, joins me to talk about how 2020 ended, how Q1 is going in 2021 and we will talk in-depth about their new portable cooker called the "Rendezvous"! If you have been looking for a pellet cooker that you take take with you on camping trips, tailgates and other travel trips then you might want to consider this one! 9:35pm - 2nd time guest and BBQ expert and BBQ Editor for Southern Living, Robert F. Moss, joins...

Duration:00:58:55

The Best Moments of The BBQ Central Show in 10 Minutes or Less

3/26/2021
Episode 169…Taking you back to March 27, 2012 – My guest back then was Konrad "Teddy Bear" Haskins. We talked about his background, BBQ'ing a whole steer, getting divorced, his cooking classes and knowing how to cook through experience. Konrad is not currently living... Ready to make a “BEST OF” show all your own?? Email Jon Solberg and let him know what you would like to hear on a future episode! As always, thank you for listening! Don’t forget to RATE AND REVIEW THE SHOW ON YOU PODCAST...

Duration:00:11:17